Category Archives: Bakery

How sourdough starters and freshly milled flour are transforming the simple loaf

Not so long ago, things weren’t looking so good for bread. It was all no-carb this and gluten-free that. Bread baskets disappeared from restaurants. Lettuce leaves replaced hamburger buns. Suddenly, a beloved staple of the human diet was no longer welcome at the dinner table. But now bread is back. Not just any bread, though. Not the white, spongy, pre-sliced… Read more »

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Fortified Flour Premixes Are on the Rise

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The global food premix market, including flours, is on the growth, the research company Future Market Insights (FMI) predicts. In terms of revenue, it is estimated to expand at a CAGR of 5.4% by 2027. The demand for food fortification has increased significantly in the recent years due to the high rate of micronutrient deficiency disorders among the global population,… Read more »

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5 Most Common Baking Mistakes, According to Pastry Legend Pierre Hermé

Calling Pierre Hermé a perfectionist is an understatement. To master the art of painstakingly precise French pastry, there is no other option. Hermé inherited four generations of Alsatian pâtisserie tradition, but that didn’t stop him from seeking formal training. At the age of 14, when most of us are entering high school, he set off for Paris to perfect his… Read more »

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The Baguette Factory in Angola marks the first success for MECATHERM’s turnkey concept to industrialise bread production

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Just one year after the launch of its turnkey solution, “The Baguette Factory”, MECATHERM has announced that it has completed its first project in Viana, Luanda, the capital of Angola. The DIMASSABA – Le Comptoir d’Export group chose MECATHERM, one of the global leaders in industrial bread and pastry products, for a turnkey that industrialise bread production. The “DimaPao” factory,… Read more »

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Bakery Sales Booming

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Customers want fresh bakery products like bagels, cookies and doughnuts for breakfast. In the International Dairy Deli Bakery Association’s (IDDBA) “What’s In Store 2019” report,   Mintel research found that among in-store bakeries in the U.S., sales growth continues a steady climb, growing 3.5-4% annually. The research firm predicted that the market will surpass $19 billion in sales by 2022, a… Read more »

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Lesaffre opens baking centre for ‘industrial customers’ in Austria

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Lesaffre has inaugurated a new ‘baking centre’ in Austria, allowing it to better support it customers in bringing new products to market. The new facility in Austria, which has been operational since early 2019, adds to a growing network of Lesaffre baking centres and will be the group’s first entirely dedicated to industrial customers. The company claimed the opening would… Read more »

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Inside the factory that makes NYC’s most legendary bread

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Following is a transcript of this video: Narrator: Orwashers bakery was founded in 1916 by Abraham Orwasher, a Hungarian immigrant determined to bring quality Eastern European breads to his local community. Since being sold to its current owner in 2008, the business has expanded to two brick-and-mortar locations plus a massive wholesale production facility, which makes bread for some of… Read more »

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Bridor Introduces Frozen Nordic Loaf

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French bakery product manufacturing company Bridor has launched a Nordic Loaf, inspired by the traditional dark rye bread of Northern Europe. Following a rich and tasty recipe based on buckwheat flour, rye flour, malted wheat, and malted barley, the loaf answers consumer demand for ‘better for you’ bread that delivers on taste and satisfaction. The 330g loaf boasts a generous… Read more »

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Bakery Shelf Life

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DuPont experts share advancements with “multi-hurdle” technology and new enzyme solution Technology innovations are brought into our world every day, sometimes reshaping industries and altering business practices. But throughout the baking industry, these types of advancements are exceptionally rare. DuPont Nutrition & Health will demonstrate its shelf-life expertise at the ASB BakingTech 2019 convention by showcasing its continual innovations with… Read more »

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IBIE 2019 offers largest baking event educational program in the world

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The IBIEEducate program for the International Baking Industry Exposition (IBIE) is its largest education program to date and the broadest offering in the industry. More than 100 sessions are designed to deliver fresh, forward-thinking perspectives on business, marketing, and creativity for the baking industry at IBIE 2019 on September 7-11 in Las Vegas. “As the industry’s most important gathering, IBIE’s… Read more »

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